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In his speech, how does Kennedy build his claim that the United States will defend "freedom in its hour of maximum emergency."
by stating that the U.S. will play an active role in fighting groups that are opposed to freedom, and by supporting groups that are fighting for freedom
Which statement from the text best describes the relationship that Kennedy thinks the United States should have with its adversaries?
"Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate."
What is the purpose of the two metaphors Kennedy uses in the phrase: "If a beachhead of cooperation may push back the jungle of suspicion..."
Kennedy uses the metaphors to conclude his argument that the U.S. and its adversaries must cooperate and reject their suspicions of each other.
According to the text, what role does Kennedy think the new generation should play in addressing the problems facing the world?
Kennedy argues that even though there are numerous problems facing the world, the new generation should accept the challenge and try to solve them.
Which statement best expresses the central idea in "Eleanor Roosevelt-Not Without Her Consent"?
Eleanor Roosevelt used her role as First Lady to create positive change by living outside the limitations imposed on women of her time and speaking out forcefully against injustice.
The author of "The Dog That Bit People" would most likely agree with which statement?
Dog owners tend to indulge their pets.
According to Twain, New Englanders cannot stand poets because poets
admire spring weather in New England.
In the context of the passage "Eleanor Roosevelt," the author's statement that Eleanor "enjoyed the game, and weathered the abuse" most nearly means that she"
embraced the political life and accepted criticism as part of her work
"And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your
John F. Kennedy said that we should never negotiate out of fear, but let us never_ to negotiate.
According to the excerpt from "Eleanor Roosevelt," the primary principles underlying Eleanor's goals was that:
every person deserved a dignified and decent life.
The excerpt from "Eleanor Roosevelt" states that Eleanor believed the relationship between a people and their government should be:
based on organized, widespread citizen participation.
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